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    January 25, 2013
    7:00 - 8:59am PST  

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senate first students are just starting to arrive at an elementary school amid warnings about an attempted kidnapping here yesterday. ly have details. >> another deadly attack in the largest city. the second in two days. the critical question that still needs to be answered. >> and a school bully case. why police are now involved. >> and it's a controversial plan that separates alcohol and bars the super bowl. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >> good morning.
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it is friday january 25th. welcome. i'm brian flores. >> i'm pam cook. time is 7:00. topping the news, a kidnapping attempt near a school has parents and students on edge. we are outside sutter elementary where a man reportedly tried to lure a young boy. >> reporter: we have been talking to parents in this neighborhood all morning as they get ready for work and get their kids ready for school. everybody we talk to is just now hearing about this attempted kidnapping of a 5th grade student here at sutter elementary in antioch. >> this is absolutely shocking. my son was right across the street. >> reporter: did you get a note home? sent from the school? >> no. i didn't get anything sent home unless somebody called and we didn't get the call. >> reporter: so what are your concern now as you drop your kid off? >> am i going to let him go to school? >> reporter: and after we
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talked to him he went across the street to the house where his son lives and said he was going to give him a refresher about stranger danger and talk to his mom about if they would send him. the boy's mother in the attempted kidnapping called the school to report a man tried to get her son into his car by telling the boy that a family member had sent him to pick the boy up. the boy told the man hey i don't know you and then walked away. that suspect was last seen in the park, that's -- a park that is just behind the school with in walking distance. you can see the school from the park. the suspect was sitting in his car in that car -- in that parking lot behind the school. we do have a suspect description. he is a white man with gray hair and facial stubble. he was driving a light blue 70s era car.
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last seen? the area of sutter elementary school and the park which is behind the school. this is a good lesson and time for parents to refresh kids about stranger danger, let them know if anyone they don't know approaches them to -- at the very least walk away but also yell and walk away. reporting live in antioch. >> thank you. new this moing the taliban is claiming responsibility for a botched suicide car bombing in afghanistan. that was supposed to target nato troops. the car bomber was trying to hit a convoy. instead he rammed into two houses killing five civilians and hurting another 25 people. in the united states military will not lower it's physical standards as it opens direct combat jobs for women. it announces the change in policy yesterday. the goal is to ensure the mission is met with the best qualified and most capable
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regardless of gender. about an hour from now the vice president will host a round table on gun violence in richmond virginia. he and other administration officials will hear from experts who woked on gun safety after the 2007 shooting at virginia tech and coming up at 7:15 the one group the obama administration is targeting in its efforting ono gun control. >> a hearing is scheduled in san francisco this morning in connection to the murder of a suspected pimp. there are four defendants in the case. prosecutors are consolidating the four cases in to one. a 22-year-old calvin snead was killed last june. it's believed the defendants were trying to protect a 17- year-old girl suspected of prostitution. it would have the defendants are her parents. sentencing scheduled for a teen accused of killing a couple who adopted him. he pled guilty to choking them to death in a fit of rage. he had been suspended for
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smoking marijuana. his lawyer had argued that he suffer from a disorder that affects kid whose are adopted. the san jose fire department said its reported response times are likely wrong because of a data collection error. the fire department's response time goal is for firefighters to arrive with in eight minutes of a call 80% of the time. a computer error means that the department may have missed its response time goals more often than first reported. the president of the san jose firefighters union said the city needs to disclose the true response times and the firefighters union believes response teams have been increasing because of reduce staffing. >> let the countdown start. the big game is just nine days away and city leaders are considering some tough measures to keep 49er fans in line during the super bowl. paul chambers joins us live from san francisco with a message that's going out to city bars. >> reporter: good morning. i will say before we get to that there is a plan a lot of people want to do, come out
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here like they did during the giant's world series. that can't happen because the nfl won't allow a public viewing party. now that will not stop a lot of niner fans celebrating of course. this was a scene last week when fans took to the streets in an effort of keeping the city and people safe. the mayor is asking that places serving hard alcohol be more responsible. >> to suggest that they serve something that heavy alcohol during the time the celebration, being drunk sometimes doesn't help. >> reporter: the next week the mayor and police chief will visit areas hit by vandals after the giants won and discuss the plan for safety on super bowl sunday which includes up to 500 officers on the streets, three times the amount of a normal sunday. fire marshalls will also hit the streets. >> if it look like its getting out of hand or they have had to much of a crowd in the bar we will close it. >> reporter: no need to stock up on alcohol. the office wants to stress it's
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not putting a ban on hard liquor. coming up we will go to a local bar, talk to a bartender to hear how he is responding to the plan. we are also talking to people in the street. live in san francisco. paul chambers. >> all right. remember to stay here at ktvu channel 2 for all your coverage. we will bring you team coverage of the game starting next week with mark ibanez, joe, ken and former san francisco 49er bubba paris. we will also be the only news station with a live post game following the super bowl. >> a new service could at bart could improve wifi and safe if passengers would get free reliable wifi because of a contract approved by the board yesterday. that contract is to buy devices that stream live video to security and control centers but the devices will also create wireless hot spots. > we want to go to sal. you are looking at a new crash in the south bay. >> that's right. there is a new crash on 880
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southbound. a bad spot at 237. i will put it onto map. southbound 880 at 237. this crash is blocking at least one lane. they are moving it to the shoulder but it could make traffic pretty slow in the area. northbound 880 -- there was word there could have been another crash as well. they are checking it out. as we move the maps over to haywood, union city and fremont this drive looks good heading south. out to the live pictures the east shore freeway, that traffic does look good heading west out toward the mcarthur maze. at the toll plaza we have, about a five minute delay. in you are using the carpool lane make that maybe one or zero minutes because it's pretty light today for a friday where i think we are getting a friday light commute. >> thank you. very good morning. mostly cloudy skies, little bit of a light rain but right now just a lot of clouds and fog.
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so visibility, probably lousy for few areas until about nine and then things should improve. in between systems, one to the south which gave us that rain. even a little bit of rain onto northern edge but most looks like its moving out of the picture. system to the north which is driving it south. 50s on the temperature, upper 40s. very mild, all this cloud cover and moisture. that's letting that fog form. probably above lake level and the system to the north up there will keep cloud cover in the forecast so patchy fog, mostly cloudy, kind of mild and plugy. lot of rain -- any travel plans today or saturday. you may want to watch the sun. not much of a difference on these temperatures. everybody, 61, 62 should cover it. weekend always in view a colder system. not again. not that bad.
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it'll be cooler on sunday and then next week looking dry but the lows will get back to the 30s. >> thank you. new bill targeting those who drive under the influence. what makes this bill unique. >> i feel really bad pain like a bad pain and all i do is just fall to the ground. >> and a student gets hit with a police stun gun at school but was it necessary use of force? jw wñ
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. wet roads out there could have been the cause of a nearby accident southbound 880 at 237. nearby here you can seat traffic isn't getting through that well. could be a crash holding people up. we will tell you more coming up. >> also new, protests in egypt on the second anniversary of the up rising.
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this is new video taken moments ago where a huge crowd is gathered. officers fired tear gas on the protesters earlier trying to break it up. protesters are not happy with the current president and accuse him and the muslim brotherhood of forming a new dictatorship. >> here is live -- we will go to live pictures right now -- okay, we will move on. just about 45 minutes from now the vice president starts a series of nationwide trips to push for gun safety. we are in the washington dc newsroom with more on what biden's focus is. >> reporter: yeah . the vice president is pushing for background checks and a limit on high capacity magazines. those are just a couple of the proposals coming out of the white house. they plan on several nationwide stops in the coming weeks.
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they are no longer focusing on winning over supporters on capitol hill but will look at those in states. the department of justice told me assault weapons use in less than 8% of murders and violent crime but biden said taking them out of the picture will help. >> police organizations overwhelmingly support it because they get out gunned. they are out gunned on the streets. >> reporter: his round table discussion gets started in about 45 minutes in richmond virginia but his efforts are riling up republicans. what they are saying when i see you next. >> all right. thank you. the wait for answers around the deadly elementary school shooting in newtown got longer. a state prosecutor said they won't have their report ready until june at the earliest. last month a gunman opened fire killing 20 children and six adults. the shooting is still under investigation. >> a teen student tazed by
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police at a cool is demanding to know why. the 14-year-old ivan garcia and his parents are questioning the use of force. he still has a bruise on his stomach more than a week later. this picture was taken before it was removed. a police stunned him as he and another student were fighting at highland high school. >> i feel a really bad pain, like a bad pain and all i do is fall to the ground. i fall to the ground on my face and then i was on the ground and i couldn't move and i hear him say if you move again i will taze you again. >> reporter: the school district that oversees the police department is not commenting about the incident. garcia said he was suspended for a week and he will now be home schooled for the rest of the school year. his family is looking into some legal options. police have arrested a middle school student in morgan hill on charges of bullying other students. coming up, we will have a live report from the south bay and
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what police are saying about the teen suspect in this case. >> with marijuana smoking now level in colorado the state could soon set new regulations on how stoned drivers can get. experts are worried that the state will see a large jump in the number of accidents involving drivers under the influence of marijuana. in 2011, 13% of deadly crashes in colorado involved pot. lawmakers proposing the limit at 5nanograms of thc. a retired fire captain is a accused of stealing gear from fire stations. he faces grand theft and burglar charges. investigators recovered 268 stolen items including uniforms, tools and other supplies. they say he also had a large cache of illegal weapons. he retired just before getting arrested. it looks like senior official was the state parks department have dodged a big bullet. the da has announced charges won't be field after
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allegations they hid millions of dollars in state funds. it came as the state threatened to close 70 parks because of cuts but the da said it would be hard to prove any criminal wrongdoing. >> a pleasanton city employee is in jail after allegedly enrolling his children in a rec program without paying for it. police say that the supervisor ian marshall anderson used the city database to get around the system. it would have cost $300. he faces charges of embezzlement. you should know that later tonight one of the runways at san francisco international airport will be temporarily closed for construction. that means this weekend sfo will only be able to handle about half the usual 60 flights an hour because of that. travelers are told to check before heading to the airport for delays. the runway will reopen at 8:00 monday morning. >> you are probably just make
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waking up but some super cross riders already practicing for a big race this weekend. this is new video we took just about an hour ago as riders racing on the dirt course. you can see them practicing their pretty large jumps there. >> you have to -- stadium right here full of people racing and it's the best guys in the world. to be here it's one of those things where it's our dream and it's great to just be out here. >> thousands are expected for the end tomorrow night. the riders tough. one person sent this message, maybe broken nose, stitches in the eye and glow on the nose but it'll be all good. >> larry ellison may join the effort to keep investors from moving the kings to seattle. . ellison is expected to meet soon with sacramento mayor kevin johnson. he tried to buy the warriors in 2010. >> we are trying to do what we
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need to do. from our vantage point it's a competitive advantage. we are ready to go. we have a building and we are ready to go. >> meantime sacramento bee reports that the kings majority owners not letting their limited partners match the seattle offero. one partner may take the matter to court. >> are you tired of the rain and drizzle? up next steve paulson will have your weekend forecast. >> and chosen to be the new director of the next star was movie. >> if you are driving on the freeways we have slow traffic and a couple of traffic trouble spots.
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. the big sister of facebook co founder is planning to open a production studio in menlo park next month. randy said the 12,000 square foot office would be located less than a mile from the
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facebook head quarters. it'll include two stages, green room and audio booth. she has produce shows and digital content for the clinton global initiative and the united nations. >> the new movie about steve jobs will debut today. >> that changes everything. >> reporter: there is controversy. according to the co founder the first scene released in the movie never happened. he also said that the personalities are wrong. jobs is played by ashton kutcher. looks like star wars will be directed by jj abrams. he was the man in the charge of the star trek and he won an emmy for lost. disney now owns the star wars franchise and they say the movie is due in 2015. >> looking forward to that.
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let's go to sal with traffic. sal how does it look? >> there is new crash -- it's kind of a change of the old crash. southbound 880, we had at 237. they found at dixon and they have issued a sig alert saying lanes are blocked. watch for delays. you want to see what this will do to the traffic time. it is still about 18 minutes. we will watch that because if that crash ends up being there for a while this could spike way up, a couple days ago we had almost an hour along this drive time stretch. let's go into take a look at the live pictures. 280 northbound, downtown san jose that traffic is busy. we have a live picture but maybe getting blocked by some of the weather. i don't know if we have that picture. there it is. kind of -- i don't know the weather is moving in, the traffic is light but looks like
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it could be raining or drizzling. at the toll plaza it's a light delay. let's go to steve. >> lot of fog out there and temperatures 40s and low 50s. looks like a little bit of a break here. we are in between systems. there are breaks, the system responsible for the clouds and rain is in southern california. there is another one in the north, to the north which is pushing it out of the area. still a lot of low level clouds, very thick fog from santa rosa, east bay down to san jose as you saw looks to be getting thicker down toward the south bay. upper 40s, low 50s and temperatures, won't take long to recover but i don't think we will get that much sun. look at -- i will show you a close up. maybe people have travel plans but some has been spinning up to the south bay. 60s on the temperatures, everybody 60 to 62 should cover t i don't think much of a difference. with the weekend always in view
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partly sunny saturday to mostly sunny and then a colder system, not as cold but it'll be cool in the morning. >> all right. thank you. eyehole school student rushed to the hospital after a fight in the cafeteria . well, well, well.
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. good morning. westbound 237, i'm sorry southbound 880 approaching 237, there is a crash at dixon landing road. at least a couple of lanes blocked and photograph sick quickly starting to back up through this area as you drive south. you may want to think about using 680 if you can use another route instead of 880 driving toward san jose. this is 237 nearby. you can tell the roads are wet. not really great driving conditions. i don't think a lot of people are making it through because it's lighter than usual but there is an accident just up the road >> police have arrested a middle school student who is a ceus of bullying two other students. that happened at britton middle and reportedly continued online. we have what we learned about this case. >> reporter: police say this
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bullying was going on for months. the two boys were being pressured to use marijuana and when they said no that's when the problem started. a 14-year-old at the school threatened his two classmates who were 13, verbally and physically. officers say the 14-year-old shot a bb gun at them, the harassment was taking place at school and at home. a resource officer warned the suspecbut later this day police say he threatened one of the victims at a skate park and followed with texts to their cell phones and postings on facebook. the 14-year-old was cited for battery, harassing phone calls, disturbing the piece and discharging a soft air weapon. he also faces action by the school district. they say it highlights the strong stance on bullying how they won't tolerate it. just moments ago i spoke with the principal here at the school and coming up at 8:30 you will hear what he has to
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say. reporting live from morgan hill. >> a high school student was taken to the hospital after an argument got worse over the internet. the principal at freedom high told the times that two girls bumped into each other in the hallway on wednesday. they later exchanged angry online posts. one of the girls then supposedly attacked the other in the school yesterday. the victim fell and hit her head. we don't know the extent of her injuries but the principal will urge students not to air disputes through facebook. police septembering a homicide, the second in two days. the latest happened last night near south side drive and hope street in south san jose. a group of men walked up to the victim and stabbed him. investigators have yet to find a motive. this morning we talked to a neighbor who is worried that it'll lead to more violence. >> just all talking and we couldn't believe how this is a quiet neighborhood and something like that would be
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just right up the street. >> police aren't sure if it's connected but they are looking for a gray van that left the scene right after the attack. >> we are learning a suspect in the hostage situation in sacramento was wanted for questioning in a burglary here in the bay area. police say the 49-year-old held a woman against her will for several hours in a home in downtown sacramento on wednesday. the woman eventually ran from the home and was not hurt. police later arrested the man. they later learned he had a warrant for burglary. san francisco police are warning members of the china community about a scam targeting older victims. they want everybody to take a close look at a surrender vail video. it shows three people targeting a victim. police say they trick people into seeing a doctor who will bless their valuables. they are then put in a bag. the conartists then switch out
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the coins and jewelry for objects of similar weight. >> a car fire forced the evacuation of an apartment building. it happened just before midnight at a complex. the car was parked in a carport when it caught fire. investigators are not commenting but tenants believe it was set on purpose because of two separate fires, one in the front of the car and the other in the trunk. >> it look suspicious, especially -- and you know really scare us because we have families over here and kind of difficult for us. >> there are no reports of injuries and firefighters kept the flame from spreading. a concert will be held for brian stow tonight. the third base coach and his band will preform at the sweetwater music hall. it starts at nine. it'll benefit the medical care
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fund. he was hurt in an attack at dodger stadium in 2011. famous big wave surfer mike parsons is recovering from a broken neck he got while surfing. the bulletin reports he nearly drowned after slamming his head into the water while trying to catch a wave last weekend. he was wearing a flotaation device that saved his life. he is expected to make a full recover yes. >> the sharks are back on the ice in san jose and fans just couldn't be happier. fans cheered as the doors opened at hp last night and even bear hugged the team's mascot. a lock out kept them away for months. >> i waited like months for san jose to come back and play the home game. i'm so excited to watch. >> employees are also excited.
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their work hours were cut during the lock out. the sharks scored four goals in the third period to beat the coyotes. people who work at restaurants in san francisco could get another payday. more than 50 restaurant owners are being targeted for charging extra fees to cover the city mandated health care coverage. the city claims only a third of that money actually went to medical costs. today san francisco city attorney plans to announce a program that would require restaurants and a handful of other business to pay back a portion of that money to employees. >> san francisco's muni may ask voters for more money to fund major transportation improvements. in 2008 they started the first review of its operations in years. recommendations coming out of that review include several initiatives to speed up the public transit system. they estimate it would cost $175 million. one idea under discussion is asking voters to approve a bond to fund the project but muni
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officials say they recognize it could be a hard sell to taxpayers. >> we are talking about the traffic. >> this is southbound 880 at dixon landing road. we just got word -- they cleared the lanes. southbound 880 at dixon. they may have moved it to the shoulder. i'm worried about the drive time through the main part of the drive. the times have kept going up though it hasn't reached the critical levels. its gone up to 24 minutes. the other day it went up to 50 minutes so i guess we are still better than wednesday but still the drive time is now significantly more between 238. let's go to live pictures, 880 southbound, also pretty slow as you head south. the traffic is going to be busy as you go down. there was a car fire at the off ramp. chp and fire department are on
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the scene. people have been slowing to take a look and slow heading south. also this morning we are looking at the bay bridge. that's better than it normally is. about a two or three minute delay before you go onto the bridge. let's go to steve. >> thank you. very good morning. want to thank everybody for writing on twitter, for those who have the same bug i had. i know i sound like barry white. happy friday baby. >> it's crazy. my friend said worse he has had since college.e. i think he is like 55 years -- no, sorry, he is younger than that. our system the southern california is giving a lot of rain too los angeles, san diego, show you that in a second but it continues to send a little bit of moisture but a lot of fog, especially san jose and maybe light drizzle, most of the rain has wound down but we have a lot of partly cloudy skies, visibility is getting worse and the fog is all over from north all the way to south. you can see the system in
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southern california. there is one to the south. the one in the north has pushed this system out so the rain will end for us but look at that moisture. keep that in mind. the moisture left behind also means mild temperatures. 40s and 50s. there is really mild air in place. kind of muggy, especially with a little bit of sun and a few breaks. only low clouds mainly, higher up here kind of filter in toward the north bay as that next system slides in, patchy fog, mostly cloudy, partly sunny in the afternoon. there is a little bit of drizzle and a lot of fog. clouds and sun very mild. light rain to the south. maybe santa clara but maybe just more drizzle. low 60s on these temperatures, almost everybody but, with the weekend there, saturday looks okay and then one system out of the north sunday looks like it'll stay north and east but it'll bring back in cooler air. the lows will be cool. >> thank you. rushing waters are causing
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dangerous conditions in australia. five-days of heavy rain there left several parts of the country under water. it's all because the remains of the once tropical cyclone oswald. it's gaining strength again. roads have been shut down and authorities are preparing for the worst. we are bringing you a firsthand look at your tax dollars at work in the tunnel. we got a look inside the 4th bore yesterday. we found crews hard at work inside. federal stimulus funds are paying for two thirds of the 400 million-dollar project. taxpayers are funding the rest. >> when it's done caltrans will be dedicating two bores permanently to eastbound traffic and two permanently to westbound traffic. >> caltrans said the 4th is 75 to 80% done. they will start laying the road bed next month and it's set to open later this year.
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federal safety regulators say no matter what anyone else is saying the dream liner investigation continues. the head of the ntsb unsettling description of how serious this matter may be. facebook founder is getting involved in politics.
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. welcome back. taking you live to new york. dow back from its earlier gain. still up 17.5 points, s&p500 testing the 1500 level and a lot of familiar names in stocks to watch today. johnson and johnson up, part of the dow -- and it's earning
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estimates. p and g better than expected and starbucks. sales of new single family homes fell. numbers dropped to a yearly rate of 369,000. that's down 7.3% from november but sales still up nearly 9% from december of 2011 and prices continue to rise slowly. in the last week united states mortgage rates went up slightly but remain near their record lows. the average 30 year fixed loan slightly more than 3.4%. that's up about one tenth of a percent. >> we are following big news involving the search engine giant in mountain view. google reports that the united states government's request for information has skyrocketed in recent months. we are live to explain what it means. >> reporter: good morning. you know this is all based on this report that goal just
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released. it says that the government more subpoena more is asking for users data and they are accessing it without a warrant. what a warrant would usually do is a judge would have to agree that the information being requested, the investigators have probable cause to request that information. instead we are finding that authorities are relying on a mostly 1986 statute that lets them use a subpoena which only requires them to state that the information is relevant in an investigation. that's all they need and that is something widely criticized. the data requests can include anything, local company. google as gotten more than 22,000 requests for data in the last six months of the year. those requests were for information about more than 33,000 users. now in general these requests
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are usually from investigators looking to collect evidence in criminal cases. google said there were somewhere they weren't sure why the information was being requested and in some of those instances google rejected the requests. back to you. >> all right. thank you. the investigation into the boeing dream liner is far from complete. the chair of the ntsb said investigators have found what she called symptoms in the battery fire of a jet in boston but she adds they have not yet found the cause of the problem. she calls the problems an unprecedented event. its been grounded around the world since last week. a new strain of nora virus is spreading in the united states. the cdc said that the virus strain has caused 140 outbreaks here. the strain has already hit japan and western europe. symptoms include vomiting and
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diarrhea. huge flames a building fire in mass but it was the freezing conditions that proved more challenging for firefighters. spray from fire hoses formed ice and made for slippery conditions on the ground. ice formed on helmets and jackets while they knocked down the flames. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> the senate is set to vote monday on a 50 billion-dollar emergency relief bill to help victims of sandy. lawmakers new york, new jersey and connecticut say it's urgently needed. sandy hit the east coast last october killing 140 people and destroying homes and businesses. the house passed the emergency relief bill last week. storm victims in new jersey will have to meet new standard when's they rebuild their homes because for the first time in 20 years the federal emergency management agency has updated the flood maps for the jersey shore. that is now a higher risk zone. new jersey governor said that
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property owners will see a benefit. >> you will see lower insurance costs in the long run. if if run. if you don't meet new stand standards you will be less safe. >> it was the sound of cheering for gay couples in rhode island late last night. the house passed legislation that would allow same sex couples to get married. it's not official just yet. it must go through the senate. right now rhode island is the only state in new england that doesn't allow same sex couples to get marry. the founder of facebook wants to help a friend keep his job as governor. they are hosting a fundraiser for the governor of new jersey. he met the governor when he donated $100 million to public schools in newark new jersey.
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he is a republican and is considered a shoe into win re- election. the fundraiser will be next month at his estate. louisiana governor has some hard words for his fellow republicans at their winter meeting. >> we have to stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. it's time for us to say our plans and visions former in real terms. >> reporter: he went onto say that it's no secret a number of republicans have damaged our brand with strange and offensive comments. >> its been a remarkable season for the 49ers. they are one of the few teams to make it to the super bowl after switching quarterbacks in the middle of the season. collin took smith's job after he was hurt and fans agree both have shown a lot of class during the transition. they still have high praises for each other as the niners get ready for the super bowl.
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>> means a lot. i think it really shows his character and the kind of man he is. i mean he has helped me through everything from week one until now. >> nature of sports. you have an opportunity, stepped up and made the most of it. that's the deal. that's how i got my start in college. i was no different. guy in front of me got hurt and that's how i got my start. you know. >> it was alex smith who first [inaudible] two season ago. fever heating up in his hometown. town is named a hot dog and a burger after the star and they are selling fast. hot dog includes chili, and special sauce. people are waiting up to four hours for it. the warriors have a team selected for next month's all-
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star game, david lee. he is averaging nearly 20 points a game, 11 rebounds, he is calling it bitter sweet. that's budget curry wasn't picked. he still has a shot in an injury replacement spot. >> several bay area hotels won spot on trip advicer's list of best places to spend the night. the top ranked local is -- earned the third spot on the list of all united states hotels. the drisco in san francisco is 17 president. three wine country businesses made the list of best small motels, the best western plus in napa was 6th. the one of san francisco's best kept secrets is the number of growing wineries in the city. according to the business times, the paper said most people don't realize there are wine wineries on treasure
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island. a new one opens this week with another expanding and several others doing a booming business. minority groups trying to block the soda ban in new york. they say limiting the sale of sugar are you drinks over 16 ounces will help fight obesity but the naacp said small and minority owned businesses will be affected. critics argue that the ban should have been put on the vote in the city council instead of being approved by the health board. >> big changes could becoming to school sports. we just received reaction from people in the east bay. >> and the car of the future is one step closer to reality. why it may make the je, tsons look behind the times. here you go little man.
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to school sports programs following an order that will be issued today. the united states education department will tell schools that they have to give students with disabilities a fair shot to play on a traditional school sports team. the schools would be required to make what they call reasonable changes for student s with disabilities or create new leagues for them. >> think it's a great idea. i don't know how the money situation is but it's a good idea. >> we need to spend more money on schools and funding of kids with disabilities. it's support we get them in the schools. >> so far there is no deadline on when the school has to comply in the order. >> driving in the fast lane could mean flying in the sky in the future just like in the jetsons. a group is one step closer to
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creating a car that flies. it is now being tested in wind tunnels and would be the first to come from the new joint venture. it is designed for short distance, low level flight and street driving at around 30- milance hour. the company has put up $80 million to turn it into reality. >> that would be a whole different traffic report for sal if he has to cover people flying. >> that would be interesting. >> interesting and scary. >> that's right. let's look at what we have. i was telling you about earlier we had a live drive and that's because there was an accident blocking lanes. they cleared that and now the back up is back. westbound 237, slow traffic as you drive west. also this morning if you are driving on 880 the back up is cleared up. there was an earlier car fire at 98th avenue. they put that and out and towed it away.
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livermore hasn't been that bad this morning. this year is still kind of up in the air. this morning, it's about 18 minutes. as we tilt down to the south bay the traffic on 101 is getting busy. >> thank you. very good morning, cloudy to mostly cloudy, right by -- you can see some of that low cloud deck and some of the higher clouds before. there are a few breaks so we will have a few breaks. we are in between systems. had reports of fog from the park down to san jose of super thick fog. i'm not surprised by it. it's out there. there is a lot of moisture. i know a lot doesn't show up. cloud wise but there is pay lot of low clouds and right there, back over to haywood, fremont, could get drizzle, just updated. it's more than drizzle, it's heavy rain in southern california. . looks like it's trying to
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move east and south out of the area. 60s unon the temperatures, almost made it, almost made it. cooler system in sunday looking dry but the lows back in to the 30s. >> all right. hang in there. alternative plan to dealing mountain lions wandering into neighborhoods. >> the last of the school drop offs is happening right here at a antioch elementary school. today will be a stranger danger training day. i will explain why coming up. [ announcer 1 ] today's business travel challenge: change fee-asco. the other airlines versus southwest.
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. welcome back. i'm pam cook. >> i'm brian flores. it's friday january 25th. parents in antioch are taking precautions as they send their children to school after learning about a kidnapping attempt. we are outside sutter elementary with a warning the school sent out. >> reporter: you know good morning. the parents are dropping off their students here. the daily routine that happens here, every morning, but something that doesn't happen every morning, i talked [inaudible]
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. i don't know you and walked quickly away. >> reporter: now that call went out yesterday afternoon after the mother of a 5th grader called the school to say a man tried to lure her son into his car saying the family sent him to pick the boy up. that boy did the right thing, he said i don't know you and then walked away. we talked to a mom who lives by the park where the suspect was last seen and she got the school's recorded warning. how did that make you feel? >> a little bit scared just because you think your kids are safe at school. you think there is -- nobody that's bad but i just talked to my son about it, let him know what to do and he think its he will be okay with his karate moves. >> reporter: now the suspect was last seen in the parking
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lot of the park. that's just a short walk from sutter elementary, just behind the school. he is a white man, with gray hair, facial stubbles. he was last seen driving a light blue 70s era car. now today at the school i talked to the principal. she said it'll be stranger danger training day. they will talk to the student its about what they should be doing if they are approached by a stranger. we will hear from the principal coming up when we see you again later on in this newscast. reporting live. >> new this morning the taliban is claiming responsibility for a botched suicide car bombing in afghanistan that was supposed to target nato troops. the car bomber was trying to hit a convoy in eastern afghanistan . instead he rammed in to two houses killing five civilians and injuring another 25 people. the united states military
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will not lower it's physical standards as it opens direct combat jobs to women. in announcing the change in policy the defense secretary said that the goal is to ensure the mission is met with the best qualified and most capable people regardless of gender. the military will have until january 2015. >> the san jose fire department said its reported response times are likely wrong because of a data collection error. the fire department's response time goal is for firefighters to arrive with in eight minutes of a call 80% of the time but a computer error means the department may have missed its goals more than previously reported. the president of the san jose firefighter's union said the city needs to disclose the true response times. the union believes response times have increased because of reduced staffing. this morning the battle heats up over the closing of a oyster farm. the operator of drake's bay is suing the park service for the
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right to operate. the fight in court comes after the united states secretary ken salazar decided not to renew their lease. and jerry hill will introduce legislation to protect mountain lion, is. that after public out cry over state game wardens who shot and killed two cubs. the legislation would allow game wardens to partner with wildlife nonprofits to rescue them. >> the countdown continues to super bowl sunday. people making their plans and san francisco city leaders considering tough new measures to keep fans in line during the big game. paul chambers joins us now to tell us what this proposal involves. >> reporter: good morning. i tell you the mayor and city officials know people will be out and about drinking, having a good time, especially places
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like this. what he does want the places that bars that serve hard like you're is to be more responsible. >> to suggest that they serve something other than heavy alcohol, being drunk sometimes doesn't help. >> reporter: that's because the mayor doesn't want a repeat of this where people went wild after the giants won. next week they will tour the areas, hit by vandals and talk about the plan for super bowl sunday which will have 450 to 500 officers on the streets, that's 3 primes the amount of a normal sunday. also, fire marshalls will come to keep the peace, closing down bar that may be over crowded. the main part is getting mixed reviews. >> after what happened with the giants and the chaos that was probably one of the first and only times i have been afraid to be on the street of san francisco. >> i don't think you can control it. people are going to do what they want to do.
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the bars should maybe short shot them a little bit maybe if they get out of hand. >> reporter: i can tell you what's not going to be hard to control. fans won't be allowed to watch the super bowl at civic center plaza because the nfl doesn't allow it. live in san francisco. >> now remember to stay here with us for all your super bowl coverage. we will bring you team coverage from new orleans of the game starting next week with mark, joe, ken and former san francisco 49er, bubba paris. remember we are also the only local news station with a live post game show that will be following the show. >> in just two hours caltrans will give the news media a look at the big repair project underway on the bay bridget. will give reporters a boat tour of the tower that the tanker sideswiped. the repair job is expected to last into the spring and cost millions of dollars. investigators are still trying to determine why the bar pilot
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changed course at the last minute and hit the tower but dense fog could be a factor. a new service on bart could improve wifi and safety. passengers would get free reliable wifi because of a contract approved by the board of directors. the contract is to buy device that stream live video to security and control centers. the devices will also create wireless hot spots. >> let's go back over to sal covering a couple of crashes. how is it? >> things improving. we are looking at the drive that's getting better. let's go outside. i want to show you that it the toll plaza has improved. we had a bit of slow traffic but now getting in to san francisco is not a big deal. in fact they should be turning the metering lights off soon if they haven't already. this is a look at 880. we also recovered here from an earlier car that was on fire. it was a bit of a back up but once they cleared that car fire things immediately recovered.
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they were looking good in the south bay with slow traffic on the 101 approaching 880 and that's about all. as we tilt up southbound 101 between 380, still not a huge drive but the traffic times up a little bit there. let's go to steve. >> thank you. lots of reports of fog, patrick just let me know. redwood shores, foster city, out toward the bridge. very foggy there. the park, lots of reports of fog, even from about san mateo down to san jose. lots of drizzle too. some of that doesn't show up on radar. two systems, one to the south. really strong. that's the one that gave us our rain. one to the south and one to the north. ronald thompson had over two and a half inches of rain. that's impressive. this has been a dry month. its been a cold month. we have a lot of fog. kind of a muggy, clammy feel and that's where we are. the cloud cover is hard to see but a lot of low level
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moisture. low to mid50s. cold air is on the way by sunday into monday. not as cold. you can see a couple of radar returns. there is been a little guy showers, drizzle show up, rain though southern california really stacking up. if you happen to go down there today i would get ready for what looks to be a wet southern california can. for us partly sunny, lot of moisture in the air -- low 60's for almost everybody. partly sunny on saturday. it'll bring back cold air and looks back into the 30s. >> there are four defendants in the murder of a suspect pimp. prosecutors are consolidating the four cases in to kuhn. the 22-year-old was shot and killed last june. it's believed they were trying to protect a girl suspected of
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prostitution. it would have the defendants are her parents. sentencing is scheduled for a teen accused of killing a couple that adopted him. he plead guilty last month to choking them to death in a fit of rage. he had been suspended from school for smoking marijuana. his defense lawyer argued that he suffer from a disorder that affects adopted kids. >> its been in the works for four years and plans to expand a wal-mart in roanoke park are one step closer to reality. last night the commission approved the report for the project which would add a grocery store section to the store. it has been opposed by some in the area but others say did will create about 85 new jobs. a new report said san francisco is the best city in the country forgetting in shape. walk a few of those hills i guess. top areas for loosing weight are san francisco, number two is fairfield county connecticut, long island new york, then boston
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massachusetts. the worst cities, las vegas, nevada, fort worth texas action bakersfield california, san antonio texas. it looked at access to healthy food, the number of people who walk or bike to work and the number of fitness centers. >> coming up, marking a sad anniversary in the east bay. how family members and friends will honor a young girl who vanished 24 years ago. >> the bat battle over a plot of land. it involves the fbi and a convicted serial killer.
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. good morning, in case are you wondering what the bay bridge toll plaza looks like it does look good. this is san francisco, northbound 101 traffic looking pretty good getting up to the 80 split with no major problems. if you are driving in its light. on the peninsula, that traffic is moving well heading down to san mateo. no problems on the bridge. although its getting busier. >> all right. new this morning protests in egypt on the second anniversary of the up rising. a huge crowd made up of tens of thousands of people has gathered earlier police fired tear gas to try it break it up. they aren't happy with the current president and accuse him and the muslim brotherhood of forming a new dictatorship.
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the crowd obviously growing there. demonstrators reportedly planning to march to the presidential palace. they want the president to amend the constitution that was pushed through by his allies. >> happening now the vice president is leading a round table discussion on the president's gun safety policies. we are in the washington dc newsroom with a shift in how the administration is selling its message. >> reporter: joe biden is shying away from the assault weapons ban today and is focusing on requiring background checks and limiting those high capacity magazines. he also wants to provide more funding for states dealing budge cuts. he is back off the proposed assault weapons ban while speaking in richmond virginia. california senator diane feinstein introduced a bill yesterday to ban 150 types of guns. it would also ban magazines
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that can fire more than ten rounds at a time. she said it'll be a uphill battle. it didn't take long for republicans to fire back. the former house speaker said democratl want to extend the power of the government over people and the ban won't fix the real problem. >> that is not looking seriously at mental health, at violent games, at violent movies, a variety of things. >> reporter: the round table today is one of many stops plans for themmaa round the country. they want to win people over in progun states. >> for digging has gun at a well in the central valley where thousands of bone pieces have been linked to a social killer case. the fbi has decided to focus on a new location after getting a letter from the convicted killer. he said that investigators were off by about 200 yards. he has accused the fbi of
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trying to discredit him by digging in the wrong place but the fbi is defending the sites saying that he and his friend buried the remains years ago. its been 24 years since a girl was kidnapped walking home from school. next wednesday her family plans to mark the anniversary with a walk and service. the event will start at 7:00 at wells middle school. the walk will mark the path taken by the girl the day she vanished. itch a paroled felon will return to prison for his involvement in a shooting at a occupy oakland camp. he got a 35 year sentence. he was convicted for being an accessory in the homicide. he confessed to giving a gun to the accused shooter but most of his prison term comes a unrelated sexual assault. there is conflicting reports of if a shooting of two high school students may have
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been connected to a pair of shoes. the shooting happened wednesday beneath the bart tracks. the teens attend nearby albany high. two men came up to them and started talking about one of the student's shoes but police aren't confirming that information. one of the students is still in the hospital. >> the governor said that california is back. the governor said because of budget cutting and the passing of proposition 30 last november by voters, california now has a new balanced budget. the governor said that now the state needs to live with in our means and establish a rainy day fund. >> we have promises to keep. the most important onesavanh we made to the people if proposition 30 passed. we guard the money temporarily made available. >> the governor also repeated his support for controversial projects like building tunnels and high speed rail. >> hundreds of volunteers
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fanned across san francisco last night to count the homeless population. the cent sus is taken every two years, the data is used to secure money in funding to provide services to the homeless. volunteers say the count is a way to give back. >> i'm a san francisco resident and this is a way for the city to continue to get funding to help the homeless and i also work at san francisco general hospital. we help a lot of homeless patients and get medical care and get back on their feet. >> last night's numbers will be added to other counts done by city staff at golden gate park, hospitals and shelters, a final tally is expected in a few weeks. we checked the last survey, it showed more than 6400 homeless. 10% reported they were part of a homeless family. 20% blamed alcohol or drug abuse as the cause. >> one half of a san francisco institution will celebrate a
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milestone today. marion brown of the twins has turned 86. her twin passed away a few weeks ago. her friend friends are planning a party. they are inviting everybody to help them sing happy birthday to her. fashion retailers cutting costs on photograph shoots by using virtual models. see the picture, it looks very life like. you can tell when which is which? retailers can mix and match their clothing using photographs the company's model image bank. retailers use the technology because it's more cost effective. watch starbucks, after reported stronger than expected sales here in the united states and in asia. shares up about 2% this morning, gained about 2% today. overall revenue jumped about 11%. >> the big sister of the
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facebook co founder is planning to open a production studio. she said that it the 12,000 square foot office would be located less than a mile from the facebook headquarters. it'll include two stages i control room, green room and audio booth. she ran the marketing market for facebook for six years but left to start zuckerburg media. >> the new movie about steve jobs will debut at the sun dance film festival today. >> that changes everything. >> there is controversy. according to the apple co founder the first scene never happened. he said the personalities personalities are also wrong. the new star wars movie will be directed by jj abrams. he will direct episode 7. he was the man in charge of the
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star trek movies, he won an emmy for lost. disney now owns the franchise and it said the movie is due in 2015. >> all right. coming up an invest ear with deep pockets is linked to the effort to keep the kings in sacramento. the new potential buyer. >> another cloudy and cool morning here in the bay area. little bit of blue sky there. steve paulson will be back to tell us what we can expect. . >> westbound 92, san mateo bridge. this traffic looks good. looks like you are driving in to a fog bank but the traffic looks good. another update on the morning drive is straight ahead.
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. the national media dubbed this year's super bowl the har bowl. there have been countless stories about this battle. both head coaches facing each other in football's biggest game. yesterday morning the family gave the media even more to talk about. it happened when the parents of the brothers jim and john took part in a conference call. listen closely. >> our next question comes john from baltimore. >> yeah. question from baltimore. is it true that both of you like jim better than john? >> you are nuts. john -- >> is that john? >> is that john?
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>> john. >> that was me john. >> mom was ready to come right through this phone. i'm happy she recognized your voice. >> every kid wants to know who say they are not playing favorites for either. >> a bay area billionaire may try to keep a group from buying the kings. larry ellison seen here last year's open world conference is expected to meet with the mayor kevin johnson about the team. that's according to the bee. we noelle nowitzki he is interested because he tried to buy at warriors. let's go to sal who is looking at traffic. there were issues ono the 880. >> it looks okay. thank you for asking. i think the 880 is a great drive so far. we will look at the bay bridge toll plaza. if you getting ready and don't
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have time look at the screen. this is what you are dealing with. that's a nice picture. trying to get into san francisco, not a bad drive. don't worry. if you are driving on 880 that's also cleared up after some earlier problems, southbound had the freeway slow. today is a good day. things, once the accident is clear traffic clears up rather nicely. want to look at the peninsula, southbound 101 traffic is busy. 11 minutes 380 to 92 on the bayshore freeway. then if you are driving on highway 1, from half moon bay, it '22 minutes, looking at the south bay the traffic is looking good but for some slowing. let's go to steve. >> thank you. very good morning. little bit of sun. had thick thick fog this morning. all the way from roanoke park down to san jose where we were super thick but we will get partly sunny skies and very mild on the temperatures, watch out for some of that fog by
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about nine. it starts to lift. system to the north has pushed most of the rain out of the area. there was drizzle here, san mateo, there is been some toward union city. most looks like it's about over. upper 40s. lot of humidity. that will continue. look at the system that gave us rain, it's really cranked up the rain and may spin a few source. i think we are about done. 60's on the temperatures today. we are starting off mild, will be mild. colder system moves in sunday. it'll be back in to the 30s on the low. >> all right. thank you. a teen injured during a brawl at the school, why the prince pal blames social media. >> a middle school student arrested for bullying. what the principal says.
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[ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] . time is 8:28, we have new information on the arrest of a morgan hill midder schooler accused of bullying two students. about an hour ago we spoke to the principal at the school. she talked to a few parents as well and how are they rehacking? >> reporter: many of the parents are saying they didn't know about this bullying incident and are disturbed but are glad officers are taking a
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strong stance. police say two 13-year-old's were being pressured by a 14- year-old classmate to smoke marijuana. when they said no that's when they were verbally and physical harassed and bullied. the school resource officer spoke to the boys at the school and wand the suspects but later this day the suspect threatened one of them after school at a community skate park and followed up with texts and postings on facebook. the principal reacted this morning. >> disappointed. it's the kind of thing that happens time to time and i think what -- is really important here to take away from this is that students are going to be responsible for their actions. >> reporter: investigators side the 14-year-old for battery, making harassing phone calls and discharging a soft air weapon. police say that's because at some point during the incident
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off campus the suspect shot plastic bb's at the boys. the student has already been disciplined but could not go into what that punishment was. police say that this case highlights their strong stance against bullying and that shows they have a zero tolerance policy against it. reporting live. ktvu. >> thank you. a high school student was airlifted to the hospital after an argument got worse over the internet. the principal at freedom high told at times that two girls bumped into each in the hall. the girls later exchanged angry ono line posts and then one of them attacked the other in the school yesterday. the girl fell and hit her head. we don't know the extent of her injuries. the principal will urge students not to take disputes online. a student tazed by police is demanding to know why.
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they are questioning the use of force. the freshman still has a bruise on his stomach more than a week later. this picture was taken before it was removed. police officers stunned him as he and another student were fighting. >> feel really bad pain, like a bad pain and all i do is just fall to the ground. i fall to the ground on my face and then i was on the ground and i couldn't move my body and then i hear him say if you move again i will do it again. >> reporter: the school district that oversees the police department isn't commenting on the incident. he said that he was suspended for a week. he said his family is looking into legal options. >> a retired fire captain is a accused of stealing gear from fire stations. the 51-year-old faces grand theft and burglary charges. investigators recovered 268 stolen items including uniforms, too tools and other supplies. he also had a large cache of
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illegal weapons . he is out on $30,000 bail. it looks like senior officials with the state parks department have dodged a bullet. the da has announced charges will not be filed after allegations that they hid millions of dollars in state funds. that scandal came as the state threatened to close 70 parks because of budget cuts. the da said it would be hard to prove criminal wrongdoing. >> a city employee is in jail after he allegedlien romeed his children in a rec program without paying for it. police say that the supervisor ian martian anderson used the city database to get around the system. the program would have cost $300. he was booked into jail yesterday and faces charges of embezzlement and unlawful computer access. later tonight one of the runways at san francisco international will be temporarily closed for construction. that means this weekend sfo will only be able to handle
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about half of the usual 60 flights an hour because of the closure. travelers are told to check for delays before heading to the airport. the runway will reopen at night on monday morning. >> with marijuana smoking now legal in colorado the state could soon set new regulations on how stoned driver dear sir get. they are worried they will seep a jump in accidents. in 2011, 13% of deadly crashes involved pot. lawmakers proposing the limits at five nanograms of thc. >> let's take a look at traffic. >> happy friday. >> happy friday. >> i think the drive --. >> its been a long week. >> it has been hasn't it? we have all been working hard. i will show you good news. good traffic news that will make your friday better. 237 is a little slow. beyond that it's getting much better and that earlier accident we had, once it
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cleared, that traffic did clear out. here its only -- only slow you are seeing is the normal one. this is a look at 101, still holding steady. 14 minutes now as we just got the latest information. knob one -- let's move along and take a look at the bay bridge. i can't look at this enough. it looks great getting in to san francisco with no major problems on the bridge looking good and the roads are dry on the bay bridge in to the city if that will make up your mind which bridge to take. i think the bay bridge is the one. >> thank you. very good morning. mostly crowdie, few sun breaks and looks like a partly sunny day, lot of really thick clouds, light drizzle, light rain, most of that is ending, we are in between two systems, one to the south that gave us the rain and a lot of cloud cover and a lot of that continues. one to the north which will push that system out of here.
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really thick fog. should start to lift or burn off but some of that really reduced visibility and most of it is about peninsula toward the south bay and livermore, fremont but most of that is done. system to the north will wash out. really good rain in southern california. look at that. they are painted. especially san diego and then points north toward la. some of that has wrapped back around into the santa clara valley. 50s on the temperatures, half moon bay. very mild air. 50s in the city. air mass over us very mild but don't get used to it. very cold system. still lows will be dropping as we head to sunday and monday. this system will probably drag across a lot of high clouds, clouds and s mild, muggy, humid, thick fog, drizzle, light rain ending, 60's on the temperatures today. low, maybe a few -- santa cruz, a lot of 62's.
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partly sunny, partly cloudy, sunday colder and then next week looking dry but the lows will be back down in the 30s. >> thank you. san jose police are look for a group of men responsible for a deadly stabbing. it happened around 8:30 last night near south side drive and hope street. the suspects approached the victim and stabbed him several times. investigators don't have a motive for the attack. they are trying to identity the male victim as he didn't have identification on him. a short time ago we talked to a neighbor who is worried that will lead to more violence in the area. >> very unsettling because this is a -- really quiet street, it's a nice neighborhood. i know we lost a lot of sleep. >> this was san jose's third homicide of the year and the second in straight days. >> we are learning a suspect in a hostage situation in sacramento was wanted for questioning in a burglary here in the bay area. police say that the 49-year-old
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held a woman against her will for several hours in a home in downtown sacramento on wednesday. the woman eventually ran from the home and was not hurt. police arrested the man. they later learned he had a warrant for a burglary in contra costa. san francisco police are warning members of the china community about a scam targeting older victims. they want everybody to take a close look at this video. it shows three people targeting a victim in this scam. police say that the conartists trick people into seeing a doctor who will bless their valuables. they are then put in a bag, conartists switch out the valuables for objects of similar weight during the blessing. >> a car fire forced the evacuation of an apartment building. it half just before midnight. the car was parked in a carport when it caught fire.
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investigators aren't commenting but tenants believe it was set on purpose because there were two separate fire its, one in the front and the other in the trunk. >> yes. it looks suspicious, especially -- and you know really scare us because we have people, we have families over here and kind of difficult for us. >> there were no injuries, firefighters kept the flames spreading upstairs. >> human flames a building fire in massachusetts but it was the freezing conditions that were more challenging. spray from their fire hoses actually formed ice and made for slippery conditions on the ground. ice formed on their helmets and jackets while they tried to fight the fire and the cause of the fire is under investigation. a new strain of virus is spreading here in the united states. the cdc said that the virus strain from australia has caused 140 outbreaks here. the strain is already hit japan and western europe.
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symptoms, flu-like, doctors say washing your hands often can help. >> new, the unmistakable sound of motorcycle engines coming from the oakland coliseum. these riders started practicing in the early hours of the morning. they raised on the dirt course inside the stadium and went through the sky during jumps. this is the 4th stop of the series. >> you have to -- stadium right here full of people racing and it's the best guys in the world. to be here it's our dream. >> it has several divisions, thousands of racing fans are expected for the finals tomorrow night. these riders of course are certainly very, very tough. one person even sent this message. maybe broken nose, stitches in the eye and glue on the nose but it's all good. a firsthand look at your tax dollars at work.
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this is a peek inside the 4th bore of the tunnel. stimulus funds are paying for two thirds of the 400 million- dollar project. taxpayers are funding the rest. >> the 4th bore is done caltrans will be dedicating two bore section permanently to eastbound traffic and two to westbound traffic. >> caltrans said the 4th is 75 to 80% done. they will start laying the road next month. it's set to open later this year. >> the founder of facebook has a friend in politics. how he plans to help the republican governor of new jersey. . >> we are at sutter elementary here in antioch. we just finished speaking to the principal in the brown jacket. you will hear from her about the attempted kidnapping from a student. [ male announcer ] subway has so many
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. well cub back. live look to the big board. dow bouncing back, above 37 -- take a peek at the dow, the
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s&p500 flirting that level. right now at 1498. also watching apple this morning. want to petroleum up it's latest number because its been changing quite a bit. right now it's down $7 a share. about 1.5%. four months ago apple stock was selling more than $700 a share. investors disappointed in the latest earning report despite record sales. apple says it has increased its audits of working conditions in asia. the nearly 400 audits found several cases of underaged workers, discrimination and wage problems. they had been accused of building profits on the back of poorly treated workers after a series of suicides in 2010. >> let's get you updated on some of the top stories we are following right now. the big game is a week from sunday and san francisco city
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leaders are considering tough measures to keep fans in line. the mayor is urging bars to hold off selling hard booze during the big game and police will also be out in full force. taking part in the round table experts who worked on gun safety. there is concern among parents in antioch after a man tried to lure a young boy into his car. it happened at sutter elementary school. that's where you find noelle walker. she is there to talk about what staff are doing to keep students safe. >> reporter: school started just about a half hour ago. the gates are closed, the campus secure. today's lesson plans going around stranger danger. >> please reinforce this at home on your children to never talk to strangers and to never get in a car or leave with a stranger even if they seem nice or says they are a friend.
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>> reporter: the school sent this recorded message out to parents after a mother reported someone tried to kidnap her son. he reportedly told the boy that a family member sent him to pick the boy up. that child did the right thing telling the suspect i don't know you and then walking away. we just talked to the school principal a few minutes ago. >> they travel with parents that they are familiar with and carpool. everybody knows about that. this does happen here. our parents are just great about it. they always watch out for each other and they watch out for the children. so it's great. we have a lot of eyes on them. >> >> reporter: that suspect was last seen at the park behind the school. that's where the boy was walk. the suspect is a white man, with gray hair, facial stubble last seen driving a light blue 1970s model car. again the lesson plan here
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today at sutter elementary will go around stranger danger. this will just be another reinforcer for the things they need to know. reporting live in antioch. ktvu channel 2news. >> and a los angeles woman has been arrested for allegedly beating up a 12-year-old girl. the victim was assaulted in an alley. she had gone there to fight the woman's 6th grade daughter but the mother showed up and her aunt. all three of them apparently ganged up on the victim. the mother has been charged with assault and is in jail. >> a benefit concert for injured san francisco giants fan brian stow will be held tonight. the thirst base coach and his band will preform at the
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sweetwater music hall. the concert starts at nine. it'll benefit the medical care fund. he was hurt in an attack at dodger stadium in 2011. mike parsons is recovering a broken neck he got surfing off ocean beach. he nearly drowned after hitting his head into the water while trying to catch a wave. he was wearing a flotation device which he says saved his life. he is expected to make a full recovery. >> it's a sound of cheering for gay couples in rhode island. the rhode island house passed legislation that would allow same sex marriage but it's not official just yet. it has to go through the senate. rhode island is the only state in new england doesn't allow it. the facebook founder wants to help his friend stay a governor.
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he is hosting a fundraiser for the governor of new jersey. he met him when he donated a hundred million dollars to public schools in newark. the governor is a republican and is considered a shoe into win. the fundraiser will be next month. louisiana governor had some hard words for his fellow republicans and their yearly winter meeting. >> we have to stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults, time to say our plans and visions. >> he said that it's no secret a number of republicans have damaged our brand with strange and offensive comments. >> no question its been a remarkable season for the 49ers. they are one of the few teams to make it to the super bowl after switching quarterbacks in the middle of the season. collin took alex smith's job after he was hurt. fans agree both quarterbacks
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have shown a lot of class during the transition. they still have high praise for each other as the niners get ready. >> it means a lot. it shows his character and the kind of man he is. he has helped me through everything from week one until now. >> nature of sports. you have an opportunity, he stepped up, and made the most of it. that's the deal. that's how i got my start. i was no different. guy in front of me got hurt and i got my first start. >> fans even remember it was alex smith who first taught collin the 49er offense during the lock out two season ago. 9 fever is heating up in his hometown. the town has named a hot dog and burger after him. they will selling pretty fast. it includes chili, and special sauce. people are waiting in line of up to four hours to get a taste of it.
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>> the drought is over for the warriors. the team finally has a player selected to next month's all- star game. david lee was picked as a reserve for the conference. he is averaging nearly 20 points a game, 11 rebounds, he is calling it bittersweet has business teammate wasn't selected. he still has a shot asp injury replacement. >> yeah. good for him though. >> speeding up muni service where they are thinking about getting money for new improvements. >> good morning. if you are driving on interstate 880 that traffic looks good. you can't move the tv there.
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. welcome back. the investigation into the boeing dream liner is far from complete. that's according to safety regulators. the chair says investigators have found symptoms in the battery fire of a jet in boston. she adds they have not yet found the cause of the problem. she calls the safety problems an unprecedented event. the dream liner has been grounded around the world since last week. people who work at restaurants in san francisco get another payday. more than 50 owners beg targeted for charging extra fees to cover the health care coverage. the city claims only a third of the money went to medical costs. today san francisco city attorney plans to announce a
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program that would require restaurants and a handful of other businesses to pay back a portion of the money. >> there could be sweeping changes after an order that will be issued today. schools must give students a fair shot to play on tradition am teams. they would have to make reasonable changes or create new leagues for special needs students. we got reaction this morning. >> think it's a great idea. i don't know how the money situation is but i think it's a great idea. >> we need to spend more time and money on schools and funding of disabled kids. my daughter has some disabouts when she was young and it's very important that we get those kids in the school. >> so far there is no deadline on when the schools must comply in this order. san francisco's muni may ask voters for money to fund
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major transportation. in 2008 they started the first review of its operations in years. recommendations coming out of that review is include initiatives to speed up the system. they estimate it would cost $175 million. one idea is asking voters to approve a bond to fund the project but officials say they roll it could be a hard sale for taxpayers. >> we are getting very close to nine. you are checking in on the toll plaza. >> it looks good. you won't be surprised we had a bit of friday light going westbound at -- sometimes happens in january. if you are trying to get to san francisco it hasn't been bad. you can see that the traffic in satisfy along northbound 101 looks good. gloomy but the roads are dry and the upper half of the peninsula if you are driving. speaking of the peninsula we have had low trave be on the off ramp. there is a minor crash. the freeway does look good
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heading south to highway 92. let's go to steve. >> all right. partly sunny, partly cloudy, lot of moisture but looks like little bit of a break. tomorrow colder, sunday night into monday. colder in the morning. >> all right. thank you. >> any time. >> get some sleep. >> that does it for us. thank you for watching us here. we will see you next time news breaks. >> be sure to join me for the news at noon. the bidding for a previously unpublished photograph of princess diana. we are always here at ktvu.com. thank you for joining us.